John Dickinson, a Founding Father of the United States, was a solicitor and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, known as the "Penman of the Revolution" for his twelve Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, published individually in 1767 and 1768. As a member of the First Continental Congress, where he was a signee to the Continental Association, Dickinson drafted most of the 1774 Petition to the King, and then, as a member... Read More
|Born||Nov 2 Jul./Nov 13Greg., 1732
Talbot County, Province of Maryland, British America
|Died||February 14, 1808 (aged 75)
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.